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at this year's super bowl. sports is straight ahead. >>> we'll tell you what nasa was up to last night with its latest launch. >>> and take a look at this controversial quilt displaying a lynching. you're watching "early today." >>> welcome back. it was a spectacular liftoff. nasa launched a new high-tech satellite into orbit from cape canaveral, florida. the new equipment will improve communication with the international space station and relay images captured by the hubble space telescope. >>> a quilt displaying a photograph of a lynched african-american woman is generating strong emotions with visitors at an indianapolis library. >> i get people out here all different kinds of colors, races and creed treating me bad because of stuff like this. >> i know it can be painful for some people. i know some people are angry. some people cry. >> the quilt is part of a collection of pieces that will be displayed through february and march. >>> controversy is brewing after school officials fired starter pistols during an emergency drill outside of chicago. some students were alarmed by the exercise mea
hour for you including this one by nasa. nasa is holding a day of remembrance 10 years after the space shuttle columbia tragedy. we have a live report coming up. certainly a day we really remember here on fox news. also some new concerns about the growing influence of al qaeda in one region of the world. which target is the terror group we'll tell you. plus a fight to keep the price of beer from going up. yes, our justice department is getting involved here. our legal panel will weigh in on the latest move to stop a major merger that could affect beer drinkers everywhere. jon: right now a frightening who stands situation in alabama. a 5-year-old boy spending a third full day in an underground bunker. hostage negotiators have been speaking to the man holding the boy through a ventilation pipe but the suspect shows no sign of giving up. we hear he has spent days in his underground bunker before. the lair is stocked with food, electricity and a television. the sheriff, pleading for patience. >> i could tell you that negotiators continue to communicate with the suspect and there's no reaso
is a major hang up in the space port's operations. adam howsley the of it in california, when nasa retired it's shuttles, it opened the door for this sort of thing, and it's now. >> nasa is opening up the doors, allowing everybody to work with them, a lot of it is still top secret, but they're allowing more and more companies and the prices are going down, and more dailytechnology, and it's all at it. >> regarding what nasa has to attract and offer to the private sector to come in and work with them, for whatever those reasons are, we don't really care. >> reporter: shep, we're talking about space hotels and orbits, and people can actually afford some of this stuff. >> shepard: how is california staying competitive in this race? >> reporter: well, they have 14 companies in mow havi and permission granted, you can come out here and try a couple of things. the virgin crew is it out here with some of their equipment and they have three warehouses out here, and a politician is pushing legislation. one company that we talked to is called x core. >> you can try new things, and it's always maintaine
of remembrance, nasa honoring the 7 astronauts who died on board space shuttle columbia 10 years ago today. >> it's important that we pause to remember and reflect we must do our very best to prevent something like that from ever happening again. too much is at stake. >> the shuttle descent grated over texas minutes before it was to land in florida killing the crew of six americans and israel's first astronaut. investigators later determined a chunk of foam insulation struck one of the wings damaging the system that protected it from the intense heat of reentry. family members paid tribute to the crew of apollo one and space shuttle challenger and other fellow nasa colleagues. steve harrigan live tonight at kennedy space center in florida. steve? >> shepard, a solemn day here at kennedy space center. 10 years ago the relatives of the seven astronauts on board the space shuttle columbia were right here waiting for its return. for some, 10 years later that grief is still fresh. >> anticipating a joyful homecoming of our crew, we were jolted in the viewing area into a nightmarish stroll of fear, unc
% of sales here in the united states. experts say that's because they're generally cheaper. >>> nasa pilots flew a special mission out of moffet field today. a fighter jet flew low to measure pollution. nasa aims has also installed hd cameras and dvr on board to show scientists the pilot view of pollution. >>> welcome back, we've got clouds to the north and west of us but not over us. it's a nice night out there. this is the upper level jet stream and it sends everything to the north. that's way up there to the 20, 25,000 feet some where like that. at the surface that jet stream is pressing the fog away. that's why temperatures today were pretty darn warm. we have 68 degrees today. 69 in redwood city. it's going to be cool tonight. it was frosty just like it was last night. you will find freezing temperatures in some places. most of us will be in the upper 30s, low 40s around the bay. 48 in oakland right now. 51 in hayward. looking for dense fog in santa rosa so kind of look for that as well. tomorrow afternoon's temperatures they end up a lot like today's but maybe a little warmer in some
states. experts say that's because they're generally cheaper. >>> nasa pilots flew a special mission out of moffet field today. a fighter jet flew low to measure pollution. nasa aims has also installed hd cameras and dvr on board to show scientists the pilot view of pollution. >>> welcome back, we've got clouds to the north and west of us but not over us. it's a nice night out there. this is the upper level jet stream and it sends everything to the north. that's way up there to the 20, 25,000 feet some where like that. at the surface that jet stream is pressing the fog away. that's why temperatures today were pretty darn warm. we have 68 degrees today. 69 in redwood city. it's going to be cool tonight. it was frosty just like it was last night. you will find freezing temperatures in some places. most of us will be in the upper 30s, low 40s around the bay. 48 in oakland right now. 51 in hayward. looking for dense fog in santa rosa so kind of look for that as well. tomorrow afternoon's temperatures they end up a lot like today's but maybe a little warmer in some places maybe a little cool
a science lesson inspired by an announcement from nasa. hari sreenivasan has the details. >> sreenivasan: just what is dark matter? find a short video with a simple answer on today's science roundup. nasa and the european space agency are partnering to send a telescope into space to investigate dark matter and dark energy. read more about these mysterious forces and what scientists hope to find on our science page. and think you've received bad advice about social security? our benefits guru gets to the bottom of that issue in today's "ask larry" column on our business page. all that and more is on our web site, gwen? >> ifill: and that's the newshour for tonight. on tuesday, we'll return to the immigration debate with a look at the president's plans for reform. i'm gwen ifill. >> woodruff: and i'm judy woodruff. we'll see you online, and again here tomorrow evening. thank you, and good night. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> bnsf railway. >> macarthur foundation. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and...
, four, three, two, one, zero. >> just had to show you this video this morning. this is nasa's new communications satellite being launched into space. this happened late last night in florida. it's going to be used to communicate with the astronauts living on the international space station. it will also be used to transfer images from the hubble space telescope. nasa's 11th time sending a tracking and delay shuttle into space. the first was in 1983. always awesome video. >> cool. >>> 5:21. final for weather & traffic on the 1s. meteorologist tom kierein with the forecast. what's going on out there? >> last night it was the rain which has exited. a few lingering sprinkles, prince george's, the district, fairfax county and loudoun county. temperatures are dropping into the 40s now to near 50. reagan national now down to 53. just an hour ago, it was at 60. the temperatures are rapidly dropping. much of prince george's county now in the low 50s. and we're going to continue to see the temperatures dropping throughout the day. storm team 4 four-day forecast will drop to the 30s after su
much. >>> today's tweet of the day a sad reminder from nasa. the space organization tweeted this photo of the crew of the space shuttle "challenger" and wrote this, quote. the nasa family lost seven of its own on january 28th, 1986. today, 26 years later, we remember these brave men and women. what do we do when something that's hard to paint, really wants to be painted? we break out new behr ultra with stain-blocker from the home depot... ...the best selling paint and primer in one that now eliminates stains. so it paints over stained surfaces, scuffed surfaces, just about any surface. what do you say we go where no paint has gone before, and end up some place beautiful. more saving. more doing. that's the power of the home depot. behr ultra. now with advanced stain blocking, only at the home depot, and only $31.98 a gallon. we asked total strangers to watch it for us. thank you so much. i appreciate it. i'll be right back. they didn't take a dime. how much in fees does your bank take to watch your money? if your bank takes more money than a stranger, you need an ally. ally bank. your
academy of science. national oceanic -- noah. nasa. the other side, heritage foundation. that is disingenuous. >> dana: we need an hour for this. >> bob: you have your scientists we got ours we have more. >> greg: no, you don't. >> bob: we, i think that we in the end the question is what do we hand off -- >> eric: your scientist funded by federal grants. >> greg: you have al gore only happy in other people's misery. he was glad to see a disaster. it meant he would have been vindicated though the disasters are not linked to global warming. though president obama thought wildfires were linked to this. >> bob: you said the oceans emit co2. according to the study i read -- guest >> greg: the oceans are warmer and create more warmth. you mention 2019 is hottest op record. that's 2% of the earth getting warmer. you have win. >> dana: i love this topic but je to go, because bob will get mad because we don't have time for his. john kerry confirmed to be the next secretary of state and will succeed hillary clinton who will be talking to greta tonight at 10:00 p.m. eastern. be sur
it is going to be, and if it hits us what kind of damage is it likely to do? >> well that's what nasa scientists are really going to be watching on this pass. next month on the 15th, this asteroid is going to swing just 17,000 miles away from earth at much lower than the navigation satellites and, that we use every day for tour phones and our gps. now it is not going to hit this time around, but such a close encounter of a rock this big, something like, 40 meters, meters wide, 50 meters wide, they haven't had this kind of a close encounter of a rock this size before. nasa will be watching it. scientists and astronomers will be tracking after it swings by to see how this close fly-by will change the orbit when it does come around again. martha: in your terms, these things happen, you know, every thousands of years, several thousands years. when was the last time something like this did actually make contact and what was the impact? >> well to give you some asteroid is about the same size as the rock that exploded over siberia in 1908. that event that leveled00 of square miles of land,
liquor. >>> nasa will help the bay area better understand pollution. it will hoover as low as 1,000 feet and collect air particles. it will protect people's health by improving forecasts. >>> we have problems this morning, south. >> that is right, 101, we have a truck accident, it has been there since 43. they are making progress, we will have a live report and it is backed up for a ten to 15 minute delay. >>> patchy fog, 32 degrees in santa rosa, we had 48 in san francisco, we will all be
and wreath laying. members of the family, friends and nasa officials were on hand. i had an opportunity to sit down and talk with commander rick husband's widow. the past ten years have been anything but easy. ". >> reporter: "colombia" was 200,000 feet up when the spacecraft began to fall apart. unknown to nasa and the team, the shuttle had been damaged. a chunk of foam had come off in liftoff and punctured the wing. at the command center, rick husband's widow was thinking the worse. >> i was thinking is that it? is that the end of rick's life. >> reporter: seven sastronauts died that morning leaving behind family and friends. in an instance, she was a single mom with two young children, and without rick, it was hard. >> god created families to have a mom and dad. and so when rick left, he was a great dad. an amazing man. it was challenging to raise them as a single mom. >> reporter: there has been healing evelyn says, but it is not done. >> it is a lifelong process. i don't think that pain ever completely goes away, and perhaps the greatest memorial to "colombia" sits across the water
? some people might. we're going to tell you about it. >>brian: while you were asleep, nasa is embarking on a brand-new mission in space. the details next. [ male announcer ] when these come together, and these come together, one thing you can depend on is that these will come together. delicious and wholesome. some combinations were just meant to be. tomato soup from campbell's. it's amazing what soup can do. two. three. my credit card rewards are easy to remember with the bankamericard cash rewards credit card. earn 1% cash back everywhere, every time. [ both ] 2% back on groceries. [ all ] 3% on gas. no hoops to jump through. i earn more cash back on the things i buy the most. [ woman ] it's as easy as... one! -two. -[ all ] three! [ male announcer ] the bankamericard cash rewards credit card. apply online or at a bank of america near you. and i was told to call my next of kin. at 33 years old, i was having a heart attack. now i'm on a bayer aspirin regimen. [ male announcer ] be sure to talk to your doctor before you begin an aspirin regimen. i didn't know this could happen so young.
in florida. seven astronauts were killed minutes before they were set to arrive home. today nasa is honoring their memory and lives lost in previous missions in a day of remembrance. dr. steve harrigan is live at cape canaveral. >> a solemn day at the complex. a sense of remembering and sense of gratitude for those that gave their life in space exploration. three of the major tragedies in nasa occurring in different years but on in the same week beginning in 1967 with apollo one a fire claim the lives of three astronauts including gus grissom. then in 1986 the space shuttle challenger exploding after 73 seconds in flight. of course on board the challenger was the first teacher in space. it was later found that a faulty seal around a booster rocket was responsible for that crash. finally ten years ago today, this time it was the space shuttle columbia after a selling 16-day mission. that orbiter coming apart minutes away from home. some of the family members of the seven crew members here today to mark that with remembrance and gratitude trying to push the envelope. back to you. >> alisyn: i
. and lift-off of the atlas 5 rocket. >> nasa launched a new communications satellite from cape canaveral ral to help relay data and messages with the international space station and the hubble telescope. >>> back here on earth, facebook turned in a healthy earnings report better than wall street expected in many resents but investors turned up their noses at facebook stock, down 3.5% in after hours trading. david louie explains why. >> reporter: facebook has been scrambling to catch up as its more than 1 billion users shift to mobile device but the screens are so much smaller. on desktop there was plenty of room for ads. the facebook c.e.o. is declaring success. >> today there is no argument, facebook is a global company. >> reporter: most mobile ads now contributing 23% of ad revenue, up 9% in just three months and the social network is pushing hard to make mobile use fast and appealing. according to tech analysts and blogger robert scobel. we talked to him via skype. >> the new app is faster again and has more of the desktop features. you can tell they are working at taking over the mobile
. >> nasa marked three of the worst tragedies today. each occurring in the same winter week. in 1967, fire on the launch pad killed three astronauts on board apollo 1. including gus grisham, member of the original mercury program. in 1986, the shuttle acc challenger exploded killing all seven on board, including the first teacher in space. the tragedy witnessed by school children shook the nation. >> i know it's hard to understand that sometimes painful things like this happen. it's all part of the process of exploration and discovery. it's all part of taking a chance and expanding man's horizons. the future doesn't belong to the faint-hearted. it belongs to the brave. >> finally in 2003, minutes from landing, the space shuttle columbia broke apart on reentry, again killing all seven on board, israeli the first israeli to fly in space. it was later determined piece of foam broke off in launch and damaged a wing. causing the orbiter to break up in the reentry. those seven astronauts were mothers and father who left behind 12 children, among whole became fighter pilot, marine captain and sem
for private citizens are being planned as early as next year. they are teaming up with nasa taking advantage of the open playing field and shared technology. >> regardless whatever reasons nasa has to attract and offer an entree to the private sector to come in and work with them, whatever those reasons are we don't really care. all we know is that the opportunities are here. >> reporter: opportunities that include expanding space programs for other countries. as the industry grows, competition will undoubtedly drive costs down. that presents other problems such as health concerns and government regulations. >> right now the faa only has regulatory authority for launches and reentries of commercial spaceflight. they can't regulate currently on-orbit activities. >> reporter: no doubt that the demand is there. virgin galactic has 500 people booked with deposits of 20,000 each to go into orbit. >> thank you, everybody. >> reporter: we know nasa headquarters both in houston and in florida. the private space race is really all over thewith the span new mexico and here in mojave in california. the
to back him up. he simply drove out to the boondocks to get to know the people of the philippines. nasa and the embassy like semiofficial americans do today. he went out to figure out what was really going on. the most important thing that he did was identified a great leader who could leave the philippines out of this with some support. that was ramon, a filipino senator when he encountered in. he was pushed to make him the defense minister and then the president's. he was this great leader who routed out a lot of the corruption which was causing people to turn away from the philippine government. he ended the brutality on the part of the filipino army which was causing villagers to flee into the hands of the hunts. he established clean elections, and he basically took away all of the in the logical appeal that they could possibly have. this was an incredibly effective strategy and is something i want you to think about today because, for example, in afghanistan i think afghanistan is really suffered over the course of the last decade by not having great leaders, not having, as the pre
on at least until the end of february, or until president obama names his successor. nasa paused today to remember the lives of seven astronauts who died ten years ago when space shuttle "columbia" broke apart in the air over texas. a few hundred people gathered at kennedy space center in florida, including family members and other astronauts. the accident happened as the shuttle was returning home with only 16 minutes left till landing. the brash, bold-talking former mayor of new york city, ed koch, died today of congestive heart failure at a hospital in new york. >> good morning. i'm ed koch, and i'm running for mayor. how am i doing? >> sreenivasan: ed koch was most at home on the streets of manhattan. a quintessential new yorker, the larger than life koch, who ran city hall from 1978 to 1989, was best known for shepherding new york out of financial ruin, restoring the city's finances through tough budget cuts, and improving its decaying subway system. but he insisted his biggest personal achievement was rallying new yorkers through the 1980 transit strike that crippled the city. st
texas during a teleconference with nasa, a group of high school science students in texas recalled what they saw and what they heard. >> i actually still remember the day. i was getting ready to go, and we were waiting and we were about to leave until we heard this loud noise. >> there will be a wreath laying ceremony at kennedy space center where hundred of people gathered in 2003 for the landing that never happened. >>> an emergency landing for a passenger plane after the pilot passed out in the cockpit. the alaska airlines flight landed safely in portland after the first officer was forced to take over because the pilot was unconscious. the plane was on its way from los angeles to seattle when diverted. 160 people were on board at the time. no word on what caused the pilot to pass out. >>> medical researchers are telling doctors it is time to warn young patients about dangers found in energy drinks. pediatricians estimate 35% of american teens and adolescents drink the caffeinated beverages. the drinks are not fda regulated can cause palpitations, insomnia and anxiety and more danger
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-equipped nasa aircraft will fly over the bay area today and on friday. it will be hovering as low as 1,000 feet collecting air particles samples. the air quality district says that will protect our health by improving the pollution forecast. >>> 8:19. stanford is testing out a new idea to promote safe drinking on campus. the standard daily reports fraternities an sororities received these red cups from the university's office of alcohol policy and education. the plastic cups are marked with black lines making it easier to measure the standard serving size for beer, wine and hard liquor. the goal is to reduce the number of alcohol-related trips to the hospital which have reportedly increased over the past few years. medical researchers have found another reason not to binge drink. doctors in new york say regularly having four or five drinks in one city can contribute to type ii diabetes. binge drinking can interfere with the part of the brain that controls insulin regulation. they add the effects of alcohol are separate from possible wait gabe caused by drinking. >>> and working before you eat b
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